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Products

See some of the most popular flood mitigation products we install, ranging from the self activating flood barrier to anti-flood airbricks.

Project Management

Working in partnership with our sister company, specialist flood consultancy UKFB International, we deliver high profile flood mitigation contracts for a wide range of private sector clients including leading players in the utilities and transport sectors as well as community contracts for local authorities and the Environment Agency.

Commercial & Infrastructure

Commercial & Infrastructure case studies, case study, projects

Property Level Protection

Property level protection case studies, project

Property Level Protection

Property Level Protection, or PLP as it is often called, refers to inter-dependent product-based measures that can be taken to mitigate flood risk to a residential property.

Contracting

Working in partnership with our sister company, specialist flood consultancy UKFB International, we deliver high profile flood mitigation contracts for a wide range of private sector clients including leading players in the utilities and transport sectors as well as community contracts for local authorities and the Environment Agency.

Businesses

UK Flood Barriers recognise the importance of flood protection 24/7, especially when businesses are closed. Together with sister company UKFB International, UK Flood Barriers are strong advocates of ‘passive’ flood defence where the design of the product requires no people and no power to deploy. A must for commercial properties in either remote locations or during unmanned hours of the day.

UKFB International

UKFB International is recognised as one of the country’s leading flood consultancies. Its team of specialist designers, engineers and project managers work with clients across a range of sectors to develop and deliver industry leading flood mitigation solutions.

Homeowners

UK Flood Barriers has successfully surveyed and installed flood mitigation to over 5000 homes comprising almost 100 property level protection schemes in the UK. As the ‘flood experts’, UK Flood Barriers work in partnership with local authorities and the Environment Agency to manage survey through to installation and maintenance always ensuring the needs of the homeowner are considered.

Products

Take a look at some of the most popular flood mitigation products we install

Is your business at risk?

Did you know the cost of flood damage to SMEs following last winter was over £830 million?

'The flood defences you installed have had their first major test - and they performed beautifully'

We’ve received some excellent feedback from a customer in Mirfield, West Yorkshire, who had flood mitigation measures installed by us three years ago, and was delighted that the Sump & Pump protected her property from flooding through the cellar.

Preparing your property for a flood…

1 in 6 homes in England and Wales are at risk of flooding according to the Environment Agency. There are a number of ways you can prepare your home and business for flooding – that don’t just include flood mitigation measures.

Contracting

As the UK’s leading flood contractor, UK Flood Barriers works with a range of clients delivering PLP schemes incorporating anything from one to 500 properties.

Who we work with

clients/environment agency, businesses, homeowners, flood action groups, civil engineering projects

Clients

As market leading experts, UK Flood Barriers has extensive experience working with a portfolio of major clients on a variety of projects and schemes. We understand a ‘one size fits all’ approach simply doesn’t work and that flexibility is paramount. Project management services are therefore tailored to suit the individual requirements of the client – be it the Environment Agency or a major UK or

Commercial & Infrastructure

As one of the UK’s leading flood contractors, we have extensive experience in delivering major contracts to protect businesses, infrastructure and communities nationwide. Working in partnership with many of the UK’s leading building contractors, we are recognised as the ‘go to’ flood experts who ensure innovation, professionalism and quality workmanship in brought to every project.

Vision & Values

To lead the flood defence sector by providing the most effective and intelligent range of flood defence solutions.

Flood Defender Doors

Specially designed flood doors suitable for use in both residential & smaller commercial properties.

Project Management

UK Flood Barriers has a reputation for thoroughness. We understand flexibility is key and a ‘one size fits all’ simply doesn’t work. We tailor our project management services to dovetail in line with the client – be it the Environment Agency, a local authority or a contractor. With round the clock access to sister company, UKFB Internationals’ design team; UK Flood Barriers is also able to call up

Commercial Product Solutions

As leading UK flood experts UKFB are strong advocates of “passive” flood defence where the design of products requires no people and no power to deploy.

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property level protection schemes, commercial & infrastructure schemes, projects, case studies

PLP Product Solutions

See our image of a ‘typical’ house highlighting areas of potential water ingress into a property and the types of flood defence products UK Flood Barriers can install to minimise the risk of flood damage.

Step-by-step

Protecting your property from flooding need not be daunting, read our step by step guide to protecting your property from flooding.

Flood Defender Barrier & Wall

The Flood Defender Wall is a demountable flood barrier system, easy to deploy, lightweight and robust.

Recently Flooded?

We have extensive experience helping homeowners protect their property from flood risk with Government grant funding. Get in touch.

Flood Gates

One Man Operational (OMO) Flood Gates are a particularly effective solution; versatile, high strength, lightweight flood gates that are easy to install, operate & maintain.

Non-Return Valve

A non-return valve will prevent the backflow of sewage back up the system into a property during a flood

Contact

Contact us, Head Office, Online enquiry

Roller Shutter Flood Door

Anti- Flood Roller Door is a popular choice when flood protection is required for both business and commercial properties.

Self Activating Flood Barrier

The Self Activating Flood Barrier (SAFB), is a bespoke, multi-purpose solution designed to help manage flood risk across the globe.

Flood Protection - Llanddowror, Wales

Llanddowror is a small, historic village in Carmarthenshire, West Wales. As a county hit badly by recent flooding events, the villages in Carmarthenshire are often on ‘red alert’ whenever heavy rainfall occurs.

Flood Angel® Flood Defender™ Barrier FAQ’s

The Flood Angel® Flood Defender™ Barrier is one of our most popular door defence products. Manufactured bespoke and requiring trained professional survey and installation, this key product often generates similar queries from our customers.

Are your facilities prepared for floods?

Last year was the UK’s second wettest since records began, affecting almost 8,000 thousand homes and businesses.

Trewerry Mill, Cornwall

Trewerry Mill is a Grade II listed holiday cottage based in St Newlyn East, Cornwall. Positioned between a brook and a wooded, tranquil valley, Trewerry Mill is a popular holiday destination booked out for most of the year.

Tom Jarratt, UKFB Technical Director on BBC Wiltshire

Tom Jarratt, UKFB Technical Director, was interviewed by Ian Longdon on BBC Wiltshire on Monday, discussing ‘how have flood defences developed?

Cockermouth, Cumbria

A key section of an Environment Agency (EA) and local authority partnership funded flood defence scheme has recently been completed in Cockermouth, Cumbria.

Flood Protection - Gloucester, Gloucestershire

Filled with brooks and watercourses, Gloucester is surrounded by flood catchment zones. This proved to be a problem during the floods of 2007 which saw the city badly affected.

Don’t Leave Your Flood Protection Unprotected

Like any product which forms part of a building, be it your washing machine or even the roof of your property, these all require a certain degree of maintenance.

The Changing Face of UK Flood Defence

For many homeowners who live in high flood risk areas, sandbags and make shift barricades have been an all too familiar sight for far too long.

First Generation Passive Barrier listed in top 5 interesting flood defences

As part of the Environment Agency’s national campaign to increase public awareness on flooding and the actions that can be taken, they have created this interesting infographic.

Minister of Employment visits the passive flood defence system in Cockermouth

Ester McVey MP visited Cockermouth to see for herself the passive flood defence system we designed, manufactured & installed following the floods of 2009.

Follow up… UKFB Helping Flood Victim Protect Home

Back in January, UK Flood Barriers helped Todmorden resident Kathleen Simpson with flood protection measures for her home after she had been flooded 3 times in 3 and a half years.

Lower Thames, Staines

The Lower Thames scheme has been put into place by the Environment Agency to help reduce the risk of flooding to over 20,000 homes near Heathrow.

The new Repair and Renew Grant

Government announces details of its Repair and Renew grant scheme.

Community Protection, Huddersfield

UKFB installed an OMO Flood Gate to protect a collection of homes and offices in Huddersfield.

Why we are Pro Passive…

The Sandbag - What was once considered a cheap, quick fix option is no longer considered a practical or effective solution for keeping flood water out of properties

Case study: Flood mitigation solutions to listed buildings

At UKFB, we understand the importance of property appearance and historical heritage, with this in mind we look to provide product solutions with little aesthetic impact.

Barnsley, South Yorkshire

Flood mitigation measures to over 80 properties

Project of the month - Flood Angel® range provides flood mitigation solutions for Natural Resources

This month, our installation teams have been in Wales, installing a range of flood mitigation solutions to ten properties in the small town of Llanddowror.

Boston, Lincolnshire

Flood mitigation measures to 360 properties.

UKFB plays a part in bringing the past into the present

Perran Foundry, Cornwall installs Passive Flood Defence System.

Project of the Month: Ledbury Rugby Club House

This month we are featuring local project, Ledbury Rugby Club as our ‘Project of the Month’. UKFB are currently onsite building and installing various flood mitigation measures to the club house, victim to numerous flood events and flood threats since 1999.

Innovation - We Ask Our CEO, Frank Kelly: What Drives Innovation at UKFB?

UKFB are known for our continuous innovation of pioneering flood mitigation solutions

UKFB showcase our BSI Kitemark licenced products!

UKFB are passionate about providing only the best flood mitigation solutions to our customers. To help support this we endeavour to hold reputable certification against our products to guarantee trust and quality where possible.

Flood Angel Awarded 5 Years of Excellence from BSI

Flood Angel, the UK’s leading manufacturer of Kitemark certified flood mitigation, was presented a ‘5 Years of Excellence’ Certificate from BSI this afternoon.

Nottingham Land Registry

UK Flood Barriers have installed a Self Activating Flood barrier to protect the underground car park at Nottingham Land Registry.

Flood Protection: St Denys, Southampton

As part of the (CCATCH), Coastal Communities Adapting to Change project, two homes in St Denys were selected to receive flood mitigation measures as part of a pilot scheme.

The Flood Angel® Anti-Flood Airbrick continues to lead the market

As a provider of the most comprehensive range of flood mitigation measures we are continually working hard to develop our own Flood Angel® product range.

UKFB install flood mitigation at Chew Magna Fire Station

Chew Magna fire crews will be able to respond more easily to dealing with flooding in the area after a partnership agreement with UK Flood Barriers which has led to floor protection at the village fire station.

UKFB score another win with Cockermouth Cricket Club

UKFB are pleased to have been appointed to install flood mitigation measures at Cockermouth Cricket Club.

Sharnford, Leicester

Working on behalf of the Environment Agency, UKFB have been chosen to survey & install flood mitigation measures to 15 properties.

Product development highlight – How Flood Angel® Anti-Flood Airbrick was developed for a cellar hatc

Since 2007 UK Flood Barriers have installed flood mitigation solutions to hundreds of properties up and down the country. Each Property Level Protection (PLP) scheme has been different, with many requiring bespoke solutions to meet the customers’ needs.

First Flood Mitigation scheme is launched in UK

Flood Professionals is the UK’s first and only BSI Kitemark certified flood scheme covering products, surveys and installations.

St Helens, Merseyside

Working together with the Environment Agency, UK Flood Barriers installed flood mitigation solutions to 10 properties in St Helens as part of a Property Level Protection scheme.

UK Flood Barriers profile our extensive work in 2013

Our now improved and extensive case study library gives a unique insight into the range of different flood mitigation projects we have carried out around the UK.

Flood mitigation: Quick solutions Vs. Long term investment

For many of those who found themselves at risk or affected by flooding this winter, flood defence solutions that can provide immediate results has been their first port of call.

Chew Magna, Bath

Flood mitigation measures installed to 71 properties in Chew Magna, Bath as part of a property level protection scheme.

Could wildlife be key to reduce the risk of flooding?

Whilst opinion is heavily divided an interesting article published by the BBC last month suggested the furry aquatic animal, the beaver, could in fact help to minimise the risk of flooding.

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Since being established in 2007, UK Flood Barriers has grown to become the UK’s leading specialist flood contractors, project managing multiple high profile contracts across domestic property schemes for both public and private sector organisations at any one time. Working closely with end clients, such as the Environment Agency and local authorities as well as main scheme contractors, we provid

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Since being established in 2007, UK Flood Barriers has grown to become the UK’s leading specialist flood contractors, project managing multiple high profile contracts across domestic property schemes for both public and private sector organisations at any one time.

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